Bemis Fire in Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, White Mountain Forest 45% contained – CBS Boston

CONWAY, NH (CBS) – The Bemis Fire burning in New Hampshire’s Crawford Notch State Park and White Mountain National Forest is 45% contained, authorities said Tuesday. The Forest Service said fire growth was “controlled” on 106 acres “thanks to the diligent work of firefighters and the benefits of more rain showers.” More scattered showers later … Read more

White Mountain National Forest brush fire fully contained; separate fire spreads in Crawford Notch – CBS Boston

SHELBURNE, NH (CBS) – A massive brush fire in the White Mountain National Forest that started on Monday is now fully contained, although crews were later forced to battle an even larger fire in a different location. The US Forest Service said Saturday the Centennial Fire is now 100% under control, although the Appalachian Trail … Read more

Brush fire brought under control at Moreau State Park on Friday

MOREAU, NY (NEWS10) – Firefighters and rangers battled a stubborn brush fire in Moreau Lake State Park on Friday. Officials said around 3:15 p.m., 13 fire crews responded after reports of a large brush fire in an open section of “Big Bend Preserve.” Officials said fire crews responded quickly to contain the spread of the … Read more

Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next to Highway 118 in Granada Hills closes multiple lanes; 2nd Fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two bushfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate … Read more

Los Angeles: Large brush fire burning next to Highway 118 in Granada Hills closes multiple lanes; 2nd Fire at Porter Ranch

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Crews were battling two bushfires burning along Highway 118 in the San Fernando Valley Friday night, including one burning dangerously near homes. The California Highway Patrol closed several lanes on the east side of the freeway near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate … Read more

San Pedro: Fire crews battle the blaze near homes as plumes of smoke roll over the area

SAN PEDRO, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Firefighters battled a bushfire in San Pedro on Thursday afternoon that was burning dangerously close to homes and sending thick plumes of smoke into the air. The brush fire was reported around 6:15 p.m. and was burning in rough terrain near the 500 block of N. Western Avenue in … Read more

Orange County brush fire: At least 13 homes on fire as Laguna Niguel brush fire grows in size and closes in on more residential areas

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KABC) – More than a dozen homes overlooking the ocean in Laguna Niguel are now engulfed in flames as a wildfire spreads rapidly amid high winds. The fire started Wednesday afternoon between Laguna Niguel and Laguna Beach near a water treatment plant, according to the Orange County Fire Authority, and quickly escalated … Read more

Climate change means one in 25 homes could become uninsurable by 2030, report warns

About one in 25 Australian homes is at risk of becoming effectively uninsurable by 2030, according to a new Climate Council report based on analysis by a climate risk assessment group. Key points: Forecasts are based on a business-as-usual emissions scenario Queensland followed by New South Wales is expected to be hardest hit In the … Read more

A fire destroys a garage and spreads in the woods of Kiskatom

KISKATOM, NY (NEWS10) – Firefighters from multiple departments were called Sunday to a garage fire that had spread into nearby woods. Around 1:20 p.m., Greene County 911 received a call from a neighbor saying a garage at 233 Sweetwater Lane in Kiskatom was on fire. Fire destroys 3-story Hancock House Kiskatom, Round Top, Cairo and … Read more